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dis·pen·sa·to·ry

 (dĭ-spĕn′sə-tôr′ē)
n. pl. dis·pen·sa·to·ries
A book in which the contents, preparation, and uses of medicines are described; a pharmacopoeia.

dispensatory

(dɪˈspɛnsətərɪ; -trɪ)
n, pl -ries
(Pharmacology) a book listing the composition, preparation, and application of various drugs
adj
of or involving dispensation

dis•pen•sa•to•ry

(dɪˈspɛn səˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

n., pl. -ries.
formulary (def. 3).
[1560–70; < Medieval Latin]
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